In the past few weeks I’ve added an interesting new “todo” to my morning routine: to read Wikipedia’s Main page
This page is updated every day to show a Featured article, facts happened the same day in the past, some Did you know interesting events and a Featured Image with a detailed caption.
This allows me to know a lot of interesting pieces of information every day with little to no effort, the best part is that I get to know facts I would probably never search for otherwise.
Did you know every new president have a budget of $100.000 to changes things in the White House?
President Obama built a basketball court for example.
Did you know the President’s desk in the Oval Office was a gift from Queen Victoria and was built from the timbers coming from a British Ship that the USA helped recover in the Artic?
Italian’s main page is different from the English one.
- born and dead anniversaries
- no detailed description for the image of the day
- a single Did you know
- a call to action to translate a page not yet available in Italian
- a book of the Month from Wikisource
- a destination of the Month from Wikivoyage
Most of these are far from being must know pieces of information but I enjoy getting to know more about the world I live in
Especially if It’s one click away.